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THINKING THURSDAY: Religion is What We Created To Distract Us From Ourselves: Zac Gandara: Chögyam Trungpa

THINKING THURSDAY: Religion is What We Created To Distract Us From Ourselves: Zac Gandara: Chögyam Trungpa

Thinking Thursday’s are about critically thinking, breaking out of boxes, and discussing new ways we could live this life together.

Chögyam Trungpa, the founder of Shambhala, a form of Tibetan Buddhism, believed that religion and modern-day entertainment were created for those wanting to distract themselves from themselves. What do you think?

EPISODE 204: Dungeons, Dragons and Bands: Philosophy & Esoteric Ramblers: Remy Guts

EPISODE 204: Dungeons, Dragons and Bands: Philosophy & Esoteric Ramblers: Remy Guts

Remy is back! We're talking about things we grew up nerding out about and how it has affected our lives. Topics are ranging from racism, activism, and the struggle of wanting to be nomads in a world of teams.

MONDAY MELTDOWN: Waiting for a Savior or Making It Happen: Zac Gandara

MONDAY MELTDOWN: Waiting for a Savior or Making It Happen: Zac Gandara

Monday Meltdown is our weekly time to chat with each other. This week…

Have you ever felt like there is a glass ceiling hanging over you? Is it stopping you from stepping out towards your dreams? What is that? How do we get rid of it? Are we a victim waiting for a savior?

THINKING THURSDAY: Things You Don’t Realize You Are Doing Because You Were Abused By A Narcissist: Zac Gandara: Shahida Arabi

THINKING THURSDAY: Things You Don’t Realize You Are Doing Because You Were Abused By A Narcissist: Zac Gandara: Shahida Arabi

Thinking Thursday’s are about critically thinking, breaking out of boxes, and discussing new ways we could live this life together.

Narcissistic abuse plagues us long after we recognize the damage and break off the relationship. Are you doing things that are sabotaging your life without knowing it?

EPISODE 203: Music, Relationships, Bullies, and Growing Up: Remy Guts

EPISODE 203: Music, Relationships, Bullies, and Growing Up: Remy Guts

Remy Guts and I sit down to talk about a broad spectrum of life. Being bullied, learning in our relationships, and growing up. We close the episode with some music from Remy!

MONDAY MELTDOWN: F*ck It! If it Helps You, Do it!: Zac Gandara

MONDAY MELTDOWN: F*ck It! If it Helps You, Do it!: Zac Gandara

Monday Meltdown is our weekly time to chat with each other. This week…

One of the downfalls of losing religion is we often lose our coping mechanisms that came along with it. Even though they may have been unhealthy, is it possible to create new ones or can you reincarnate the old to be better?

THINKING THURSDAY: How 'One Nation' Didn't Become 'Under God' Until The '50s Religious Revival: Zac Gandara: Kevin Kruse

THINKING THURSDAY: How 'One Nation' Didn't Become 'Under God' Until The '50s Religious Revival: Zac Gandara: Kevin Kruse

Thinking Thursday’s are about critically thinking, breaking out of boxes, and discussing new ways we could live this life together.

The words "under God" in the Pledge of Allegiance and the phrase "In God, we trust" on the back of a dollar bill haven't been there as long as most Americans might think. Perhaps we never were a "Christian" nation formed on "Christian" principles? What do you think?

EPISODE 202: Maximize What You Have Been Given: Knowing Yourself, Being Yourself, Corporate America, and Capitalism: Dexter Tang

EPISODE 202: Maximize What You Have Been Given: Knowing Yourself, Being Yourself, Corporate America, and Capitalism: Dexter Tang

Dexter didn’t grow up with “religion,” but he did grow up in an immigrant family thankful for American Capitalism. We continue to talk about his life philosophy, and he makes me feel a little better about American Capitalism.